Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to south 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 early Saturday evening.

Chance of showers beginning Saturday morning changing to rain Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 17 April 2015 A building ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii this evening will
move slowly eastward to lie in a north to south line over Queen
Charlotte Sound by Saturday afternoon. A frontal system approaching
from the Pacific will reach Western Bowie Saturday evening.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail over most areas east
of the ridge with gales forecast off the west coast of Vancouver
Island tonight. Winds ease to light near the ridge and back to
moderate to strong southerly in its wake. The approaching front will
bring gale force southerlies over the northern offshore waters and
off Northwestern Haida Gwaii on Saturday.

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